July 15, 2021

Business of Cannabis: New York – Venue & Speakers Announced

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In partnership with Business of Cannabis, we're pleased to announce that the secret venue for Business of Cannabis: New York can finally be revealed.

The iconic New York venue, The Rainbow Room, will host 300+ of the most influential business, finance and political thought leaders for a day-long program of knowledge-sharing and networking; to build a workable roadmap and lay down the foundations for the exciting future of cannabis in New York.

The Rainbow Room is situated at the legendary New York City landmark, The Rockefeller Center, in Midtown Manhattan. Graced by presidents, dignitaries, and the biggest stars in entertainment since 1934, the venue is well-known for historic events and occasions.

LOCATION: 30 Rockefeller Plaza 65th Floor, New York, NY 10112
TIME: 10:30 – 19:00
DATE: September 29, 2021



Hear from the the most influential thought leaders in business, finance and politicsincluding State Senator Liz Krueger, who played a pivotal role in pushing for policy changes that led to the historic legalisation of cannabis in New York in March 2021.

We’re pleased to announce that the first speakers have been confirmed (below), with more set to be announced in the coming weeks:

Liz Krueger (New York State Senator): Senator Liz Krueger is currently the Chair of the Senate Finance Committee and was the lead sponsor of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, which became law in March of 2021.

Pablo Zuanic (Managing Director, Cantor Fitzgerald): Pablo is a well-known and highly-rated equity analyst with a global background, having covered stocks over the past 20 years in the US, Europe, LatAm and Asia.

Jeremy Berke (Senior Reporter, Business Insider): Jeremy is a senior reporter with a focus on the emerging cannabis industry. He has covered everything from policy changes to the boom in cannabis companies going public.

Dr. Carlyn Buckler (Associate Professor, Cornell University): Carlyn is an Associate Professor of Practice in the Horticulture Section of the School of Integrative Plant Science. She teaches courses on Digital Technologies in Agriculture, the Public Communication of Science, and an overview course on Cannabis.

John Hudak (Deputy Director, The Brookings Institution): John is Senior Fellow and Deputy Director at The Brookings Institution. He conducts research on American government institutions, elections, and governance issues around cannabis legalisation.

Early Bird Tickets

A limited number of Early Bird Tickets* are still available at a special price of $595 (ex. booking fees) – a saving of $100 on Advanced Tickets, and a saving of $200 on Final Release tickets.

*Early Bird Ticket sales end at midnight on July 23 2021.


For sponsorship and speaking opportunities, contact: info@prohibitionpartners.com.

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